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Feds' bid to seize emails stored in Ireland threatens US citizens' privacy, Microsoft says

The US government would not allow another country to seize data stored on US soil in the same way, Microsoft said in a court filing.

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5 privacy fixes your Facebook News Feed needs by New Year’s

Facebook's privacy settings are a labyrinth of information. Here's what you need to know.

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Judge: Give NSA unlimited access to digital data

An influential federal judge says NSA should collect everything it wants in the name of fighting terrorism.

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Wickr brings its self-destructing messages to Windows, Mac and Linux

Just like the mobile version, Wickr's new desktop apps sends messages that vanish without a trace. But there's one thing it can't do on the new platforms that's pretty important.

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Bluetooth 4.2 supercharges smart homes, blocks privacy-bashing Beacons

Future Bluetooth devices could connect to the Internet through regular home routers, and require opt-in approval for privacy-invading Beacons.

Twitter starts peeking at the other apps on your phone

Use Uber? Snapchat? Google Maps? Now Twitter knows.

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Android Lollipop's default encryption devastates storage performance, tests show

Is your new Nexus 6 not as snappy as it should be? The default encryption feature may be to blame.

Privacy advocates release free 'Detekt' tool that finds surveillance malware

The tool is a joint project of multiple privacy groups who investigated malware used to target journalists and human rights activists.

U.S. Senator Al Franken questions Uber's privacy policies

Franken questions Uber's so-called 'God view' data tool.

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This is how Google is dealing with 'right to be forgotten' requests

We will hear next week what the EU data protection authorities think of Google's methods.